Farmaceuten ontwikkelen bijna geen medicijnen voor kinderen
Karel Berkhout for Dutch news outlet NRC covers the latest paediatric finding from the 2021 Access to Medicine Index.
25 March 2021
Referencing the latest finding on paediatric medicine development by pharmaceutical companies, the author notes that of the 1,100 drugs and vaccines being developed by pharma companies, only 69 are intended for children.
The article delves into the finding, quoting Access to Medicine Foundation Executive Director Jayasree K. Iyer to explain the reasons for the lack of paediatric medicines in pharma's pipeline. Jayasree comments on the impact of this disparity, offering examples of companies that are on the right track and pointing out where others can improve.
Read the full article here.